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Angela Jackson: Full of Grace

By Samuels Gibbs Adrienne
(Excerpted from”Full of Grace” and reprinted with permission from Northwestern Magazine, Winter 2009.) There was a moment, a very scary moment, when Angela Jackson thought she’d lost her novel. She’d been working on the book for close to 30 years and had poured her soul into the rewrites. Yet somehow she had lost the disks that contained her entire manuscript.…
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Long Weekend Special: An Interview with Ginnah Howard, Part One

By Laura Baudo Sillerman
Las t month, we saluted Ginnah Howard when her novel Night Navigation was featured in The New York Times Book Review. Now we have the opportunity to salute Ms. Howard again — and to thank her for responding in such length to questions about her novel and herslef. What came back will be shared here over the next four days…
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Pulitzer Newsflash #2: Olive Triumphs

By Laura Baudo Sillerman
The Pulitzers were announced yesterday and there are of course all sorts of things to be happy about.  82-year old W.S. Merwin garnered his second Prize.  The editor of the Glens Falls (NY) Post-Star won for being “relentless and down-to-earth.”  And, of course, as noted right here at WVFC, the brilliant and diligent Annette Gordon-Reed took the brass ring for…
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